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Deer-Resistant Plants for the Desert Southwest
The Best Drought-Tolerant Perennials:
Catmint - heat, drought, deer and rabbit tolerant perennial
Yarrow. Not only does yarrow tolerate heat and drought like a champion, but this easy-growing perennial is also a great cut flower -- and deer, rabbits, and most other pests won't touch it. It comes in a number of varieties with blooms in shades of yellow, orange, red, pink, and white.